Seattle Sidelines

Mariners need to emulate Astros’ path to prominence

Seattle’s stated timeline to contention may indicate short cuts that Houston never took.

 

POLL RESULTS: Russell Wilson is in the MVP discussion

But the majority don’t have the Seahawks quarterback as the frontrunner (plus video highlights vs. L.A.).

 

Seattle Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson (3) throws under pressure from Los Angeles Rams defensive end Dante Fowler (56) in the first quarter at CenturyLink Field in Seattle on Thursday, Oct. 3, 2019. (Andy Bao/Seattle Times/TNS)

POLL: Where does Russell Wilson sit in the MVP race?

Should the Seahawks quarterback be part of the MVP discussion, and if so where should he rank?

 

It’s time Russell Wilson gets his MVP due

The Seahawks QB still remains on the periphery of NFL MVP talk and that must change.

The Seattle Mariners’ Keon Broxton knocks his helmet off after striking out looking as New York Yankees catcher Austin Romine, back left, heads to the dugout in the second inning of a baseball game Monday, Aug. 26, 2019, in Seattle. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson)

POLL RESULTS: The Mariners’ season is deemed a failure

More than half the voters awarded the rebuilding Seattle a D or F for the 2019 campaign.

The Seattle Mariners’ Keon Broxton knocks his helmet off after striking out looking as New York Yankees catcher Austin Romine, back left, heads to the dugout in the second inning of a baseball game Monday, Aug. 26, 2019, in Seattle. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson)
Seattle Mariners pitcher Felix Hernandez walks off the field after being relieved during the third inning of a baseball game against the Boston Red Sox in Boston, Saturday, May 11, 2019. (AP Photo/Michael Dwyer)

POLL: Grade the Mariners for their 2019 season

Seattle finished 68-94 and in last in the AL West, but there were promising developments in the minors.

Seattle Mariners pitcher Felix Hernandez walks off the field after being relieved during the third inning of a baseball game against the Boston Red Sox in Boston, Saturday, May 11, 2019. (AP Photo/Michael Dwyer)

2019 season was a smashing success for Mariners

Seattle accomplished its main goal of building the farm system this season.

Watch Jarred Rome’s Snohomish County Sports Hall of Fame speech

Video and text of the late Marysville native’s acceptance speech from his induction last Wednesday.

Goaltender Dustin Wolf and the Everett Silvertips open the 2019-20 WHL season Friday night looking to claim their fourth straight U.S. Division championship. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)

POLL RESULTS: Confidence is high in the Silvertips

Nearly two-thirds of voters believe Everett will win a fourth straight U.S. Division championship.

Goaltender Dustin Wolf and the Everett Silvertips open the 2019-20 WHL season Friday night looking to claim their fourth straight U.S. Division championship. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)
Bryce Kindopp and the Everett Silvertips are seeking their fourth straight U.S. Division championship when they open the 2019-20 WHL season against the Tri-City Americans on Friday night at Angel of the Winds Arena. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)

POLL: Can the Tips win their fourth straight division title?

Everett opens the 2019-20 WHL season Friday against Tri-City at Angel of the Winds Arena.

Bryce Kindopp and the Everett Silvertips are seeking their fourth straight U.S. Division championship when they open the 2019-20 WHL season against the Tri-City Americans on Friday night at Angel of the Winds Arena. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)

UW answers last week’s alarm bells by dismantling Hawaii

The Huskies and Jacob Eason strike with early fireworks en route to a convincing 52-20 victory.

Seattle Seahawks defensive end Jadeveon Clowney, left, talks with teammate D.K. Metcalf after they defeated the Cincinnati Bengals on Sunday in Seattle. (AP Photo/John Froschauer)

POLL RESULTS: Reasonable expectations for Jadeveon Clowney

Nearly half the voters predict the Seahawks’ new defensive end will finish with between six and 10 sacks.

Seattle Seahawks defensive end Jadeveon Clowney, left, talks with teammate D.K. Metcalf after they defeated the Cincinnati Bengals on Sunday in Seattle. (AP Photo/John Froschauer)
Seattle’s new defensive end Jadeveon Clowney had one sack in the Seahawks’ season-opening 21-20 victory over the Cincinnati Bengals on Sunday at CenturyLink Field. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)

POLL: How many sacks will Jadeveon Clowney have this season?

The Seahawks’ new defensive end made a promising debut Sunday against Cincinnati.

Seattle’s new defensive end Jadeveon Clowney had one sack in the Seahawks’ season-opening 21-20 victory over the Cincinnati Bengals on Sunday at CenturyLink Field. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)

Clowney makes an immediate impact on Seattle’s defensive line

The three-time Pro Bowler proves to be a disruptive force in his Seattle debut

Russell Wilson (3) and the Seattle Seahawks are looking to find a way past the Los Angeles Rams to finish first in the NFC West this season. (AP Photo/Alex Gallardo)

POLL RESULTS: Voters are confident in the Seahawks

Nearly half the responders picked Seattle to finish first in the NFC West this season.

Russell Wilson (3) and the Seattle Seahawks are looking to find a way past the Los Angeles Rams to finish first in the NFC West this season. (AP Photo/Alex Gallardo)
Bradley McDougald (30) and Seattle Seahawks open the 2019 NFL season Sunday when they host the Cincinnati Bengals at CenturyLink Field. (Photo by Chris Keane/AP Images for Panini)

POLL: Where will the Seahawks finish in the NFC West?

Can Seattle pass the Rams? Will the Seahawks be caught by the 49ers or Cardinals?

Bradley McDougald (30) and Seattle Seahawks open the 2019 NFL season Sunday when they host the Cincinnati Bengals at CenturyLink Field. (Photo by Chris Keane/AP Images for Panini)

Lake Stevens graduate Eason sparkles in Huskies debut

The local product’s performance in a 47-14 win was worth the wait for Huskies fans.

5th annual non-predictions for the Seahawks

Taking a look at what won’t happen for Seattle this season.

Voters expect University of Washington quarterback and Lake Stevens High School graduate Jacob Eason to have a big season. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren)

POLL RESULTS: Voters expect big things from Jacob Eason

Seventy percent predict the Lake Stevens H.S. grad will throw 20 or more TDs for the Huskies this season.

Voters expect University of Washington quarterback and Lake Stevens High School graduate Jacob Eason to have a big season. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren)
Lake Stevens High School graduate Jacob Eason is the University of Washington’s starting quarterback this season. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)

POLL: How many TD passes will Jacob Eason throw this season?

The Lake Stevens High School graduate has been named the University of Washington’s starting quarterback.

Lake Stevens High School graduate Jacob Eason is the University of Washington’s starting quarterback this season. (Olivia Vanni / The Herald)